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  1. First Legal Open Carry in D.C. in 70 Years?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | AmmoLand

    It wasn't until 1932 that a permit was required to carry a concealed weapon in the District of Columbia.


  2. Our federal courts are overly politicalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Island Packet

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia declared, in a 2-to-1 vote, that it is illegal to provide billions of dollars of subsidies to Obamacare subscribers in states that have not set up their own insurance exchanges.


  3. D.C. Ban on Handguns Carried Outside the Home Struck DownRead the original story

    14 min ago | The George Towner

    The D.C. ban on handguns carried outside the home was struck down as unconstitutional on Saturday by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.


  4. Waterfield Designs Cycling Ride Pouch: Take your iPhone along for the rideRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

    Cyclists love to pack minimally, but for even a casual ride it's important to have spare tubes, tire irons, repair kits, a pump, and even your iPhone along.


  5. US Court: Virginia marriage is for all loversRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Virginia's same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate court in the South.


  6. Julian Castro Sworn in as Secretary for the U.S. Department Ofhousing and Urban DevelopmentRead the original story

    40 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    Today JuliA n Castro was sworn in as the 16th Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


  7. 'New York Times' legalize pot editorial pushes debateRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | USA Today

    The New York Times' editorial calling for a repeal of the federal ban on marijuana is fueling the decades-long debate on pot legalization.


  8. Texan Castro sworn in as new housing secretaryRead the original story

    55 min ago | KSWO

    Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been sworn in as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


  9. North Carolina attorney general will stop defending his state's gay marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    About two hours after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said he will no longer defend his state's voter-approved constitutional amendment prohibiting marriage equality.


  10. Paprika powder sold in SC stores recalled over Salmonella riskRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | NBC12

    A spice sold in 17 states including South Carolina is being recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.


  11. Gun control: Judge rules DC ban on handguns unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    A District of Columbia Supreme Court ruling was released yesterday, striking down DC's ban on handguns .


  12. City asks for delay of judgea s handgun rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    District officials on Monday afternoon sought to temporarily halt a federal judge's ruling that struck down the city's ban on carrying handguns in public.


  13. Bill Press: Prohibition on potRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    Someday, we'll look back on two federal prohibitions - on same-sex marriage and marijuana - and ask ourselves: "How were we ever so dumb? What's the big deal?" Indeed, more and more people are asking that question every day.


  14. Most Recent CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brooklynian

    In NYC, lots of people are denied the ability to open a bank account or held by police until their identity can be verified, because they lack identification.


  15. U.S. Capital Seeks Stay on Gun BanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chosun Ilbo

    The attorney general for Washington, D.C., says the city will seek a stay of a federal judge's ruling overturning the city's ban on carrying a handgun in public.


  16. Texas man arrested for mailing 500 envelopes with white powderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    On the eve of the 2014 Super Bowl, hotels near New Jersey's MetLife Stadium received threatening letters filled with white powder .


  17. DC asks stay of order that struck down handgun banRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Lawyers for the District of Columbia asked a federal judge on Monday to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying handguns outside the home.


  18. Julian Castro sworn in, spends first day as HUD SecretaryRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Housing Wire

    Julin Castro is no longer the mayor of San Antonio. He is now the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development after being sworn in on Monday by Chief Judge Richard Roberts of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.


  19. DOT Expands Veterans Assistance Program for Commercial Driver PositionsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Heavy Duty Trucking

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into commercial truck and bus drivers positions has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


  20. D.C. Drops Handgun BanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Journal

    The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation's capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional.